What Is Loam Soil?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 12, 2020 11:48:58 AM ET
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Loam soil, according to the Royal Horticultural Society, is a mixture of clay, sand, silt and organic matter. This soil is loose, fertile, easily worked and drains well; it exists in two variations: clay or sandy loam.